Classes, Workshops & Lessons

Laura offers lessons, classes and workshops on Irish and Scottish music, on flute, whistle, Scottish smallpipes and traditional song. 

Traditional repertoire, styles, techniques and lore - as gleaned from many years in Irish and Scottish music - are passed on with great care and expertise through Laura's instruction.


Suitable for high schools, colleges, festivals or 
music camps, and can be offered in conjunction with
a Program or concert.

> Irish Flute and Whistle Techniques and Style ~ Suitable for modern or wooden flutes, or whistles in D. Intermediate level players.
Offered in Master Class or workshop formats.

> Irish and Scottish Repertoire ~ Various types of Irish and Scottish dance tunes and airs are demonstrated and taught, with attention to style and technique. This can include a foray into Galician, Asturian and Breton repertoire.
Offered in Master Class or workshop formats, or as a series.

> Scottish Music ~ Scottish tune workshops covering all regions of Scotland. For all melody instruments, or specifically for flutes and whistles, with attention to style and technique.
Offered as a workshop, a group class, or as a series of classes.

> Scottish Songs ~ Songs in English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic: Ballads, lyric songs, chorus songs, humorous songs, and Scots Gaelic "mouth music".
Offered as a workshop, a group class, or as a series of classes.